The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank - 24 32
Contract jobs citing MS Office 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales - 1.63% 0.72%
As % of the Applications category - 25.00% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £460 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £290 £225
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +28.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.35 £10.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -5.35%
MS Office
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Wales region.

Applications Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
0 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales - 6.50% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 8
Average daily rate - £460 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.35 £10.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the West Wales region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the West Wales region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales